The 5 Things you should know about Long-term Data Archiving and Cold Storage

Important things to consider when investing in a good long term storage solution  Data is important and the only thing more important than that is YOUR data! Whether you are a home or business it is almost certain that your data is valuable and therefore a long term storage array to archive and protect this […]

The Synology DS216J versus The QNAP TS-231 – Budget NAS Face off, New vs Old

The Battle of the Budget NAS from Synology and QNAP  When it comes to buying Network Attached Storage, some people just want a tiny NAS that works! For a long time now the big NAS Brands, Synology and QNAP have been releasing that the current market thinks of as the biggest NAS, the Best NAS […]

Synology VS QNAP–Which is the best NAS for you?

Should I buy a Synology or QNAP NAS? Possibly the most common question I am asked when it comes to NAS. Like the ancient battles of Windows Vs Mac, Nintendo Vs Sega and Coke Vs Pepsi, both brands have their die hard fan base that will happily argue long in to the night! But unlike […]

The Synology DS916+ versus The Synology DS716+II – Two Bay NAS compared with the 4-Bay NAS

Choosing the right Synology NAS to buy  Deciding which NAS to buy can be quite a daunting task. Whether it is your first NAS, an upgrade to an existing Network Attached Storage setup or even as a gift for a family member (an occurrence that is strangely more common than you might think) you will […]

Western Digital Announce the WD Red Pro 8TB WD8001FFWX for Business NAS users

8TB NAS Drives for for Big Business NAS Needs  Great news for those looking for the biggest and the best Network Attached Storage drives. The latest edition to the WD Red NAS range has been released. Joining the enterprise level WD Red Pro series, this WD8001FFWX 8TB NAS Drive continues the formula of their popular […]

The QNAP TVS-X82T range has been released. Part 1 – The TVS-68T-i3-8G Unboxing Video

The QNAP TVS-682T NAS has been released and is available to buy NOW  Good news for NAS users who want the latest Thunderbolt and NAS solution. The Desktop NAS 10GbE and TB2 TVS-682T-i3-8G 4-Bay (Technically 6 Bay with 4x 3.5″ HDD and 2x 2.5″ SSD slots) has been released. You can buy the unit itself for £1376 ex.VAT […]

The Synology DS116 NAS has been released and comes as quite a surprise

Why would someone buy a 1-Bay Synology NAS? Those who are interested in keeping their NAS solution in budget and things like RAID are less important will really see the benefits of the Synology DS116. With hardware that is almost double that of a cost effective 2-Bay NAS servers like the Synology DS216J and the […]

A guide to choosing Between 2-Bay and 4-Bay Desktop Storage and Getting the most from your data

A guide to choosing Between 2-Bay and 4-Bay Desktop Storage  Getting the most  from your storage is important and for most users, second only to price, is the power, ability and storage space of their Data Storage solution. Good RAID storage enclosures come in many forms but the most popular for home and small business owners […]

The Synology DS416PLAY versus The Synology DS415PLAY – PLAY Series NAS Comparison

Which Synology PLAY NAS deserves your data?  Those who are even slightly versed in the world of NAS will be aware of the Synology PLAY series. Much like the popular HDD manufacturer, WD, Synology has taken the simple approach to marketing their products and classifying them in ranges to help consumers and NAS buyers alike […]

NAS News – Synology have released the DS416PLAY Multimedia NAS

New Synology NAS released for 4K and triple HD Transcoding  It has been a busy year for the guys at Synology NAS. 2016 has seen the release of several 2-Bay NAS units, an upgrade to the DS216+ and DS716+ in the DS716+II and DS216+II. Alongside that we have seen a few 4-bay NAS released, with […]

The Synology DS216J versus The DS216se – The Busdget Synology NAS faceoff

Are Synology Budget NAS devices worth the money  When it comes to buying your first NAS, it is easy overwhelmed and confused by the sheer number of units available, their different strengths and weaknesses laid out in hardware and software can be intimidating to even hose well versed in the world of IT. So what […]